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My sense of silence : memoirs of a childhood with deafness

Author: Lennard J Davis
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2000] ©2000
Series: Creative nonfiction (Urbana, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the author's relationships with his working-class Jewish immigrant parents. This book tells of his adult involvement with CODA (Children of Deaf Adults) and of coming to terms with a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Creative nonfiction, American
Biography
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davis, Lennard J., 1949-
My sense of silence
(DLC) 99006618
(OCoLC)41528371
Named Person: Lennard J Davis; Lennard J Davis
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lennard J Davis
ISBN: 9780252090943 0252090942
OCLC Number: 861792860
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 158 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Chapter 1 --
The Grain of Sounds; Chapter 2 --
Language and the Word of My Father; Chapter 3 --
The Two Mothers; Chapter 4 --
Brother's Keeper; Chapter 5 --
Honeymoon with Mom; Chapter 6 --
Schooling; Chapter 7 --
Adolescence; Chapter 8 --
College and Other Awakenings; Epilogue
Series Title: Creative nonfiction (Urbana, Ill.)
Responsibility: Lennard J. Davis.

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Selected as an "Editors Choice" by the Chicago Tribune "This is a man revealing himself, touched and startled by his act of exposure, discovering and offering the old truth: every life matters. Read more...

 
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